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open for business. the first ferry out of the larkspur terminal left ten minutes ago. what happened to the strike. san jose gets hit with another round of public safety cuts. the department effected this time. the number of people driving this holiday weekend is down over the last year. did they all end up at the airport instead? and fire works go on sale in several bay area cities this morning. the reason the police will be watching closely and where you can use them. the morning news continues.
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good morning, to you. we're ready it's friday it's the first day of july i'm dave clark. >> and i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us. let's check in with steve paulson. people want to know what it will be like this weekend. >> it won't be raining. it will be sunny to warm to hot. by the coast even though it's fog free, 60s and 70s. there still a little hint of a westerly breeze. it won't take long for inland areas to warm up. low 90s for some. 60s and 70s maybe near 80 near santa cruz. >> traffic looks good on interstate 880. we are expecting it to be a nice commute on this friday morning. trying to get out of the bay area may be a different story. also we are looking at 80 westbound coming out to the maze. let's go back to the desk. happening now golden gate ferry service is back on this morning. that is after a strike is called off. claudine wong is at larkspur.
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>> reporter: there was a lot of confusion this morning. commuters we talked to are glad to see these boats up and running. the workers who were supposed to be on strike for one day strike actually showed up for work, opened these gates and allowed the passengers back on. that's when they decided to say ferry service will be back up and running this morning and it is. the first boat was able to get out of here just about ten minutes ago. passengers getting ready for a 6:35 service out of here. that is the next ferry that will be coming out. what was all the confusion this morning? well, it was a press released issued at 3:00 yesterday afternoon that said from the union they would be going on strike today for a one-day strike. they are upset about automation that will eliminate ticket takers jobs. the district that heard about the press release decided if they are not going to show up for work they will have to
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cancel service. so they did. the union at 9:00 told the district we will show up to work. the district said we are not sure. we just left it as it was with service canceled. around 4:00 this morning as we stood outside this terminal we started seeing workers show up for work. once all the workers showed up for work here, than the district made a decision to yes, we will go ahead go with service. we will let these people on the boat. the first boat of the day got out at 5:50 this morning. we have seen passengers getting on these boats. a lot of people we talked to said i was in my car ready for my plan b when i heard that i didn't need my plan b. turned it around and came back here. the good news if you use the ferry out of larksburg you can do it this morning. if you need this service, it will billion here waiting for
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-- it will be here waiting for you. >> and ktvu claudine wong was the first to tell you that as well. major cut backs at the san jose fire department begin today ahead of a hot and dry fourth of july weekend. this is part of the latest budget cuts tied to san jose's big budget crisis. on any given day a fire truck or fire engine will be out of service at one of san jose four stations. these cuts are raising public safety fears both in and outside the fire department. >> response times increase. fire intensity grows. and so upon arrival our firefighters will be faced with a greater workload, higher risk, and greater demand. >> that is not good for anybody. >> there will not be any re ductions in staff on sunday or the fourth of july. there are cuts that take place today. san francisco city leaders
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failed to meet today's budget deadline. they were huddled in closed door meetings in city hall until late last night. they are still trying to figure out the final pieces of a huge budget package. now they have agreed on nearly all of the major points in ed lee's $6.8 billion spending plan. the remaining sticking points include proposed social services cuts and contracting -- contracting out security at some city hospitals. the u.s. senate canceled its holiday recess as the big debate continues. republicans made an offer to president obama to get the work done. we will tell you president obama's response to that invitation. that is coming up at 6:15. we'll have a live report from washington, d.c.. new this morning oakland police say a mentally ill man attacked an officer overnight. it happened just after midnight
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this morning on piedmont avenue near 41st street. oakland police say the officer used a taser to stop the man. the officer did not suffer any injuries. the man is at the hospital in stable condition. amtrak has filed a $10 million lawsuit against the trucking company. truck driver lawrence slammed into the emeryville bound train killed himself and five others. time now 6:06. the fourth of july holiday weekend is starting now. that means fire works, barbecues, and of course a lot of traveling. kraig debro is live in oakland. he will tell us what you can expect if you are about to hit the road or hop on a plane. >> reporter: when you think of the biggest holiday you think of christmas, new years, but in talking to people this morning fourth of july is among their biggest of the year. if you look behind me we are at
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terminal two at the airport. this is the southwest terminal. we have been talking to people flying southwest this morning. the people we talked with said the slow recory does have them watching their wallets. aaa says more californians will fly somewhere for the fourth of july weekend than last year. the economy fully hasn't recovered but the summers biggest holiday say they won't miss. >> i think i'm willing to make sacrifice for family. so i will go no matter what. >> that is the one we would cut back. usually we go out on memorial weekend to go somewhere or you know thanksgiving we will go away. fourth of july usually it's a home more homely. family comes together. some family members house and we just have a get together. >> it's a must do weekend. >> yes. >> reporter: despite the
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increase in air travel driving is still king. now that number is bigger than the number of people flying. but the number of californians who will drive is down 2.5% over last year. despite the fact the price of a gallon of gas is down almost six cents many one week. reporting livend k. fire works go on sale today in five bay area cities. clover dale, roanoke park, pet knew ma and union city are on the list. any fire works not purchased from licensed vendors are considered illegal. now fire works are illegal in oakland and anyone caught with them can be fined up to $1,000. the oakland police department is setting up an anonymous tip line for people to report any
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illegal fire works. (510)777-8814. there will also be barrels set up at fire stations where people can drop off fire works. you can find a list of those collection sites and more information on the tipline on our website all under the right now section at i know local law enforcement want us to remind people it's also not okay. it's not legal to buy those legal fire works and them them into another way. is everyone behaving themselves on the roads if >> yeah. pardon my coughing. northbound 101 traffic has been effected. there was an accident on the freeway we just found out they have moved it off. that's what i was checking on when you came to me. let's go outside. i want to show you some things. hayward city that traffic looks
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good if you are driving on the san mateo bridge. that traffic is fine. let's take a look at 101 there was an accident here. but those cars inned up driving themselves off the freeway near ninth that is where the dents ended up. it's not causing a big traffic jam. let's take a look at the westbound bay bridge approach. it looks nice. clear skies out to the coast. you won't have to worry about it. inland it will be sunny and warm to hot. temperatures getting in the upper 80s to 90s. our rain season ended. yesterday goes july 1st to june 30th. everyone came in over 100%. the big winner santa rosa.
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they came in 41.31. san francisco i used our observer michael. i think he has very, very good records. his average is about 28.87. at 34.35. and san jose that six tenths they had on tuesday sure helped. they finished at 104% more than normal. they did come in over the average at 15.08. today is a brand new season. we have clear skies. fog is holding on to the san mateo coast but it's gone now. mountain view 59. 54 san rafael. one little system went in yesterday. that helped things in check a little bit. you just warmed up five to ten degrees. i think tomorrow really saturday and sun we will top
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out. 70s and 80s closer to the coast and bay. anybody heading to the mountains? s rivers are -- the rivers are really high. there has ban lot of snow melt and water. truckee cool in the morning. sunny and warmer for us. 90s inland. light breeze. highs today 60s, 70s, and 8:s. fairfield and then mid to upper 80s from nevada to sam. 91 pittsburgh. 90 concord. 75 alameda. berkeley 76. 95s to gilroy. that a lot of low 80s. and then santa cruz close to
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80. warmer weather takes us into. i hope you love baseball. because there are now two lockouts effecting two other major sports. >> you kind of get to the point. >> you won't believe what happened in broad daylight. a woman who was sexually assaulted. ire. that's why i'm here -- to help come up with a plan and get you on the right path. i have more than a thousand fidelity experts working with me so that i can work one-on-one with you.
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welcome back to the morning
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new. it's 6:15. the u.s. senate has called off its fourth of july recess next week to deal with the looming deadline. alison burns joins us live. >> reporter: that is right. we are seeing a lot more political posturing than progress this morning. republicans are criticizing president obama for fundraising in pennsylvania last night. and going to camp david this weekend instead of leading talks. gop senators invited the president for a meeting this afternoon. >> the president says he wants to get working. wants us to get working. i can't think of a better way than for him to come over today. we are waiting. >> reporter: president obama refused the invitation calling it political theater. for now it looks like formal negotiations won't resume until tuesday. reporting life from washington, d.c. alison burns ktvu channel 2 news. time now 6:16. better news this morning about that huge wild fire near the
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los alamos nuclear lab. firefighters have thinned out a lot of the vegetation. they are keeping the flame from getting close to that nuclear lab. the fire is moving north though. it's heading toward land considered sacred by a native american tribe. a missouri man is accused of raping a woman as she lay unconscious on the street. the woman was walking in kansas city, missouri wednesday morning when she felt dizzy, sat down, and passed out. two witnesses say they saw melvin jackson on top of her. they flagged down a nearby patrol car. >> there were witnesses that saw this happening and they stepped up and reported it. they gave help to this woman. >> police say jackson told them i thought that lady was dead. the woman was taken to the hospital and examined. jackson is in jail on a felony assault charge.
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now the defense starts its arguments. seven members of san francisco's ms13 gang are on --ms 13 gong gang are on trial. they are all from the 20th street click that centered around san francisco's mission district. the gang members face possible life in prison if they are convicted. this trial will resume tuesday after the fourth of july holiday. the man admitting to stealing ballots from a san francisco polling place is facing delay on his sentencing. he stole the ballots while working at a polling place that was set up inside of a garage. nicholas later accepted a plea deal but he delayed his sentencing when he asked to be sentenced by the judge that accepted his plea deal. time now 6:18. an adult softball league scrambling.
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they have to reschedule their games after a copper thief hit them. police arrested two men yesterday morning. they stole copper wiring that is use to light the baseball fields. damage statemented at $25,000. now games are being caps led or rescheduled for almost 100 teams that play in the adult obviously summer league. there is another lockout in pro sports this morning. nba owners locked out their sports after the two sides could not reach an agreement on a new contract. they remain far apart on every gyre issue from the salary cap to revenue sharing. the long expected lock out puts them in jeopardy. a growing number of major league baseball teams including the san diego padres are catering to people with peanut
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allergies. they are hosting nut controlled games. they offer an isolated section of 100 seats that have been thoroughly cleaned and a ban of sale of nuts nearby. and they keep a medical staff nearby. there is no word if the giants or a's will have a similar policy in place. sal, everybody behaving themselves around the toll plaza? >> yes, and there are no nuts right now on the toll plaza. >> are you sure about that? >> i'm not sure about that. right now guys we are doing pretty well with this friday morning commute. you can see it for yourself it's a nice drive. however, things may change. we have been reporting there is golden gate terry service. let's go out and take a look at
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80 north and southbound. and this morning if you are driving on the san mateo bridge it's a nice drive. clear skies and coast that means temperatures will warm up. we don't have a northeast wind. 60s and 70s by the beach. 80 toward santa cruz. inrabid 80s and mid to low 90s. 50-60 low a -- low 50s to mid 60s. storm track which was right over us on tuesday has lifted up. high pressure has built in. 90s inland. low 90s for some inland. upper 80s for others. 60s and 70s to near 80. it looks like temperatures will
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continue to warm into sunday and monday. the hotel industry is spending money. many are renovating to the tune of steps of millions of dollars. according to the san francisco business times hotels are refurbishing now because they had to cut corners against the worst of the recession. some are required to maintain a certain standard. they can include high definition tvs. 300,000 toasters are being recalled. hamilton beach says the heating element can remain energized and start a fire. we are showing a picture right there. customers should stop using that toaster immediately. time now 6:22.
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why you maw have to go to a hardware store if you have not done it yet. a new attraction at san francisco's 'em bark dare owe. 2:37 traffic looking -- 237 traffic looking pretty good driving into the valley.
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good morning, traffic looks pretty good here on this east shore freeway commute getting out to the mccarthur maze. we'll have another look at traffic and your weekend forecast coming up. welcome back to the morning news. it's 6:25. we are looking at video of officers in st. louis, missouri struggle to an arrest a man. sheas suspect odd ever leading officers through a high-speed chase. as of today it's the law. all california homeowners must have a carbon monoxide detector installed in their homes. one has seen an increase in sales. in fact it's completely sold out of one item. owners of rentals and apartment buildings still have until 2013
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to comply with that new law. 6:26. an oakland dance troop gave an inspiring performance last night on a hit tv show you think you can dance. they are dancers with oakland's access dance company. it's one of only five companies in the whole country to integrate disabled dancers. they cofounded the access dance company back in the 1980s. >> i wanted to go to broadway when i grew up and then i had a dune buggy accident and broke my neck. >> she says she hopes last nights performance lets anybody out there know dance can be a part of their lives as well. beginning today you can cross stan's justin her -- cross justin herman's plaza. it's a 680 feet trip across the plaza. zip line will be offered all summer opinion it costs $29. there is golden gate for
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eu service after all this morning. that is because the employees that were supposed to strike came to work. more on that decision coming up in a live report. and first it was san jose police. now san jose firefighters are feeling the cities constraint. traders say it's the best week of the year. we go live to find out what can effect stocks today.
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welcome back to the morning news. just ringing that opening bell live in new york this morning. you night recognize the tall guy there on the nasdaq is darrell strawberry. he's there with his foundation. it's a fight for autism is one of the things that his foundation does and he does several things and he's there be some of the folks that are there supporting him.
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visiting the nasdaq. it looks like we could have a pretty good day. traders saying this is the best week in a year. so we will talk about some of the reasons why. all right we'll smile and say good morning, to you. thank you for joining us on the ktvu morning news friday, july 1st i'm dave clark. >> and i'm pam cook. >> good news and relief for you commuters. golden gate ferry workers called off their strike. congress -- claudine wong was all over it. claudine. >> reporter: dave, good morning. the word is out here. seeing folks coming in. heading to that boat that leaves at 6:35 this morning. if you leave the ferry out of larkspur or sausalito and had a plan b to get to work you can cancel that. service is on as scheduled.
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that is the gate going up this morning. letting the first passengers through this morning. that is craig who ha a plan to get a ride from a friend. he was in the parking lot waiting. you look like you're trying to be patient with the whole process. >> yes, i am. >> reporter: so why all the confusion? this all started at 3:00 yesterday afternoon. the union representing the ticket takers and dock workers issued a press release saying they would be going on strike today for one day. the district found out about that from the media and said they could not confirm it but to be on the safe tide they decided to tell commuters service is canceled. it told the district yesterday about 9:00 at night there would be no strike at all. there are some trust and communication issues here.
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>> they may have told our management that. given they issued a press release and never told us they were issuing a press release we felt it was in our best interest to wait and see who showed up for work. >> when they showed up for work those gates went up and people were allowed on board. those are the first folks boarding the ferry. the numbers of people traveling today will likely be lower than normal. you are taking a live look at the boat that is next to leave. an estimated 3,000 people usually take at ferry on afully before a long holiday weekend like this one. numbers are likely to be lowered because folks already made other plans. there are new public safety concerns in san jose this morning. jade hernandez tells us some drastic cut backs take effect today for the fire department just as the weather is heating
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up. jade. >> reporter: that is right we are live in san jose in front of fire station 29 and rolling brown outs take effect today. that means one less fire engine at the station starting today. you might remember last weeks fire at san jose state. 100 firefighters responded. firefighters today face starting their day with two less fire engines on any given day. it will give stations four additional firefighters to staff companies throughout the city. rolling brown outs have been put into place to save money. the firefighters union says at what cost to taxpayers? response times are expected to be longer than the starter time of eight minutes. with firefighter on trucks down from five we will have to do more and get paid 10% less. >> we don't know what will happen. we are keeping our fingers crossed we will be able to have the staffing to take care of our needs. >> reporter: residence in the san jose foothills cleared out
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brush around their homes prepping for one of the hottest weekends of the year. the july 4th weekend traditionally has more fires than any other part of the year. reporting live in san jose this morning jade hernandez. time now 6:34. oakland city council approved a new budget last night after many hours of debate. mayor jean quan cast the tie breaking vote. this new budget calls for rehiring 22 laid off police officers. it will also keep oakland libraries and fire stations open. the budget all depends on concessions from five of the labor unions. revisions could be necessary if the deals don't go through. oakland police are asking for the communities help in response to a surge in homicides. there have been 56 killings in oakland this year. one victim was shot and killed
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over memorial day weekend during a street gathering. her mother says she is hopeful that police will make an arrest but police say investigations often run into roadblocks. >> we are seeing very uncooperative victims here and as much uncooperation from witnesses often. >> i feel strongly about they will find the person. oakland polystichia they have made an arrest. they have put dozens of officers on the street. time now 6:36. now this includes increasing the number of police officers and security guards. screening will be tighter for all school visitors. however, the board decided against putting in metal detectors at school entrances. they say it's too expensive and ineffective. police have seized a half dozen
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guns at berkeley high school during this year alone. mg a is facing -- pg&e is facing new safety questions this morning. they iplay falsified inspection reports on under ground electrical reports. 14 inspectors failed to check dozens of under ground facilities across the bay area. pg&e is already under fire for its major role in the pipeline disaster. pg&e crews worked over night to cap a gas leak. that was reported at silver avenue in the cities mission district. pg&e tells us the leak may have been caused by a city crew doing work in the area. two homes had to be evacuated as a precaution. a medical set back for injured giants fan bryan stow. his family says briewas sed -- bryan was scheduled to have a
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shunt in his head to relieve pressure but his fever went up. bryan stow remains in serious condition. three months after being beaten outside of dodgers stadium. if you are planning to drive this fourth of july holiday weekend, chp officers will be watching you. they will be out in full force as part of this weekends maximum enforcement period. coming up at 6:45 we will tell you about the violators they will be looking for. not just drunk drivers and the changes going into effect today. sal is watching the commute along with the chp. >> good morning, traffic is moving along realtively well if you are driving around the bay area right now. let's go outside and take a look at westbound bay bridge approach. it's not a typical commute day. it's lighter than normal and you should have a pretty decent drive into san francisco. also this morning if you are driving on westbound 92 it looks good over to highway 101.
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also the dumbarton bridge is looking good to east pal low alto. 280 northbound and southbound is at the speed limit. now let's go to steve. thank you, sal. it won't take long to warm up inland. temperatures near the coast 60s and 70s. our rain season ended yesterday. july 1st to june 30th. as you can imagine everyone ha a very good year. some had excellent years. santa rosa 129% of normal. and even san jose that is six tenths on tuesday. that is a lot of rain for san jose at the end of the season. that pushed them up to 1861. 34, 35 in san francisco. average 28.27. it's about a 30-year average.
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41-32. everyone did really well and there is still a lot of snow that has to melt up in the mountains. today clear skies sunny and warmer. maybe patchy fog near the coast. i think that will be it. there could be a few high clouds drifting up in the sierra but not a big deal. still holding on to the san mateo coast. it's going down the coast now. 50s and 60s. upper 50s for some. fairfield and concord at 60. calm at fairfield. that tells you everything you need to know. a little hint of a west wind at six at sfo. now here comes high pressure. it's building in. i mean it's not really a big guy but it will be big enough to take us into the weekend. much warmer temperatures. 80s and 90s to low 100s far enough inland. if you are heading top the citier -- heading up to the sierra again it will be cool.
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the river is running very fast. very, very cold. it tells you all the reservoirs are full. toys, 80s, and 90s. fairfield 90. 91 pittsburgh. 76 berkeley. 82 in castro valley. 92 morgan hill. cupertino 85. 40s on the peninsula. upper 60s along the san mateo coast and near 80 near santa cruz. it does look like more patchy fog. temperatures going above average. there could be two californias. why he wants a california split. there is a drop off in the number of californians going somewhere this fourth of july holiday weekend. find out why for those going it's really important that they
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get u-verse tv for only $29 a month for 6 months. well good morning, to you. welcome back. here's a quick look at the top stories we following for you right now. golden gate ferry service is running this morning.
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union members planning a strike came to work. now yesterday the union issued a press release about a possible strike but late last night they told the golden gate transit district they would not strike. however, service had already been canceled. we are telling you once again golden gate ferries are running this morning. major budget cut backs a the the san jose fire department. on any given day a fire truck or fire engine will be out of service at one of san jose's four stations. and fire works go on sale today in gilroy, clover dale, roanoke park, petaluma and -- they are a handful of bay areas where fire works are not purchased. chp and local police continue an important fourth of july tradition today. they will have checkpoints set
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up and will be out in full force patrolling the roads. they will also ticket those speeders and people who don't buckle up. the mock palm enforcement period begins at 6:00 tonight and ends on sunday night. starting -- under a new law when you go to traffic school the ticket will be lifted as a conviction. that information won't be shared with your insurance company. but the law is designed to make repeat offenders more visible to the court and insuressers. we are the at fourth of null -- fourth of july weekend. ktvu kraig debro is at oakland airport right now with what may be making the skies more crowded this weekend. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, david. it could be costs. we don't know. we're at oakland international
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airport. aaa says few earworm -- the more people will be flying. we sewing-those fliers this morning. some say they are watching necessary mommy if gas price is a bit high. that may be one reason that people traveling short distances find it's cheaper to fly. until explanation in the increase of number of fliers. but for two people we spoke to there is a lot riding on this fourth of july holiday weekend. >> i'm going to go see my girlfriend's family for the first time. i'm going to michigan. it should be a new experience. >> no, he's never been. it's the first time meeting the extended family. >> despite the increase in air travel driving is still king
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numbers wise any way. 3.6million californians driving. 50 miles or more over the holiday weekend. that is a drop off from last year at 2.5%. the number is bigger than people flying. the number quality januaries that -- californians that will drive is down 2.5%. reporting live at oakland international airport kraig debro. happening right now the casey anthony murder trial is in recess at this hour. a handful of people are expected to testify today. the defense rested its case yesterday without casey anthony taking the stand. she is accused of killing her two-year-old daughter caylee. prosecution plans to attack testimony from anthony's mother about computer searches she claims to have made involving chloroform. a budge ruled that her mothers -- can be introduced to
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contradict her testimony. a republican from michigan just announced he will be running for president. he's 45 years old. he will make the official announcement on saturday. he criticized another republican candidate mitt romney being too sensitive to president obama on issues of health care and the bailout of the financial services sector. another republican will be joinings race for the white house in 2012. a supervisor in river side is looking for a split. he wants a dozen counties to split away to form south carolina. this would allow the statin collude on several issues. he feels lawmakers in northern california may be stopping others in the south from reaching those goals.
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let's get you to where you need to go. particularly if you are starting your holiday early. sal. >> the roads are doing pretty well as you will see in the live pictures we just about to show you. and live look at 80 westbound. it's a nice drive. it is getting a little crowded here in berkeley but nothing to worry about. if you are going to the bay bridge toll plaza it's light. like wise for the san mateo bridge that traffic looks pretty good. we have been good this morning on the morning commute. interstate 680 through pleasanton and fremont all the way down to san jose. always off to a great start. just be careful out there. as a lot of people will be hitting the road. here is steve. thank you. sunshine. a little bit of patchy fog. santa cruz, monterey. it's clear out there. it will be warm to hot. temperatures will continue to warm up as high pressure builds in. we still have to deal right by
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the coast. inland it won't matter. 50s and 60s already on the temps. one system moved into the specific northwest. i don't think it will be a big guy or anything but it will warm up areas and they will start to get into the 90s or close to 100 degrees. around the bay i think we will go from 60s to 90s. tahoe will warm up. keep many mind the -- the days will be warm. 80s and then in reno it will be in the mid 90s inland. 60s and 70s coast and bay side. inland a lot of low 90s and then mid 90s by tomorrow. it looks like all the way into monday. maybe a few high clouds or patchy fog. overall lots of sunshine. >> thank you, steve. samsung wants the u.s. to
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ban imports of the newest ipads iphones, and ipods. samsung filed a complaint with the international open l products. checking in on our numbers. stocks started out mixed as wall street ends the best week of the air. live look at the big board. dow jones up only 12 points so far. it's at 12, 427. the s & p 500 now above 1320 which many investigators think is a technical level for that index to cross. another fast food company plans to start selling alcohol very soon. sonic plans to sell beer and wine in south florida. burger king recently opened
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walker bars. time now 6:52. you know cell phones can do a lot of different things. but can they help you kick the habit? this new idea that may help some people drop cigarettes. and flush with cash. the 49ers score a big win with their new.
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time now 6:55. the sexual assault case against a man that was supposed to be the next president of france seems to be crumbling. he's accused of sexually assaulting a housekeeper at a new york hotel. now the new york times is reporting investigators have found credibility problems against that housekeeper including possible drug dealing and money laundering. texting could help you quit smoking. new research shows smokers are twice as likely to stop if they receive motivational text messages. 10.7% of those that took part in the study remained smoke --
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smoke free after they received the texts. the mercury news report shows the team made $138 million after selling several luxury box suits. still not clear how many suits the team has actually sold but the 49ers have 165 suits at new stadium compared to only 77 at candle stick park. the new atransaction is expected to begin in january, 2013. sal, want to remind everyone marin county fair they have free concert included. pointer sisters on sunday. preservation hall band on monday. >> sounds like fun. all right. have fun if you will drive there of course you drive uponly. right now the freeways are doing pretty well on the fourth of july weekend. the bay bridge is light and san francisco let's go there. northbound 101 traffic looks good. approaching the 80 split.
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now let's go to steve. >> thank you. sunshine a little bit of patchy fog on the coast. not much at all. temperatures there 60s and 70s. everyone else 90s and we will see warming continuing into the weekend. all right coming up next on mornings on two a sheriff detective accused of murder. what paying rent had to do with a crime. >> a bay area county assessor says property values are starting to rebound. we will tell you where. stay right here with us.
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